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Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:12 am

I have to repair OS often and check disks happen frequently. Is it time to replace this hdd with a new one?
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:42 am

Depends on the cause of the problems. Are you getting crashes that are causing your drive to have issues or does the check disk/no boot occur after a normal shutdown?
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:54 am

Check your system event log to see if there are any disk-related errors.

Yes, it could be that your disk is dying, but it could also be something else (bad RAM, flaky motherboard, bad PSU, malware infection, etc.). As nanoflower says, we need more info about the circumstances of these errors before we can narrow things down.
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:55 am

Yes, it happens after normal shut down or reboot. Although I do not see any error during the disk check but it runs again almost every time the os boots.
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:13 am

Please take a look at the system event log for anything disk related. Are you getting any other errors/warnings while the system is running?
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:27 am

I do not get any error or warning while the OS is being run.
The event log for the past 12 hourr follows. How can it be interpreted?
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:34 am

The atapi 11 events are related to the HD controller on the motherboard. If you've got an auxiliary SATA controller, try moving the drive to that controller and see if the errors continue.
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:47 am

Looks like we've narrowed the likely culprits down to hard drive controller, cable, or drive. But there's still a slight chance that it is power related (flaky power can cause the drive to misbehave), or a software problem with the device driver for the hard drive controller.
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:48 am

Hmm... the Kernel-power event is an indication that the system was NOT shut down cleanly. So it looks like there's possibly multiple issues here.
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:52 am

Captain Ned wrote:The atapi 11 events are related to the HD controller on the motherboard. If you've got an auxiliary SATA controller, try moving the drive to that controller and see if the errors continue.

Unfortunately, I do not have any add-on PCIe Sata controller.
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:15 pm

just brew it! wrote:Looks like we've narrowed the likely culprits down to hard drive controller, cable, or drive. But there's still a slight chance that it is power related (flaky power can cause the drive to misbehave), or a software problem with the device driver for the hard drive controller.

The PSU is VX450 which I have been using for quite some times.
just brew it! wrote:Hmm... the Kernel-power event is an indication that the system was NOT shut down cleanly. So it looks like there's possibly multiple issues here.

Yes, there could be a instance(s) where I pushed the reset button.

Presently I am trying with difficulty to copy an installed W8 system on a SSD to a hdd . Because of the subject problem I wondered if I should do this on a new hdd. When I hopefully finish this I will carefully evaluate the situation and post back.
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Re: Frequent no boot and check disk

Postposted on Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:31 pm

I have completed what I was trying to do, making an W8 backup from a SSD and restoring it on a hdd.
Since then I have done several cycles of the system off/on but the os continues to work and no check-disk run occurred.
I have to conclude that the problem was associated with what I was doing as above.

Thank you everyone for your replies.
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